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Health Sciences - Faculty LibGuide: Books

Research assistance, subject guides and useful library resources compiled by the Faculty of Health Sciences librarians.

UJ Library Catalogue

Lending Services: Who may borrow and for how long?

Short Loan Books/ Course Reserves

All items (print and electronic) placed on reserve by a lecturer will show in the Catalogue (UJLink) under Course Reserves. 

To access:

  • Go to the catalogue.
  • Select "Course reserves”.
  • Follow the prompts
  • Electronic items can be downloaded or printed.
  • Print/multimedia items must be checked out for use in the library (see Reserve print collection for more detail)

New Books

New Database: ClinicalKey Student


The Wiley Blackwell encyclopedia of health, illness, behavior, and society

Print Copies

Doornfontein Library Ground Floor Reference Shelf

UJ Library eBooks Guide

Explore e-Books


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Should you encounter a security warning when accessing a database, please follow the step by step instructions in this document

 e-books User Manuals:

New eBooks




Books: Library Catalogue

From the Library Website click LIBRARY CATALOGUE

  • To search using the Basic Search option:
  • Type the keyword in the search box, or
  • Choose the required option from the menu under Other Searches.
  • Type in the required information in the search box.
  • Click on the specific title you require

What do you need to find a book on the shelf?

  • Location
  • Call Number
  • Status

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Mosby's Medical Dictionary     


Print Copy

Doornfontein Ground Floor Reference Shelf

Credo Reference


Oxford English Dictionary                Oxford Reference Online